Philosophy and Religious Studies

Jul 23, 2018

10 North Carolina Musicians Who Shaped American Music

Ten legendary musicians that make a case for the importance of North Carolina as a root source for American sound.

May 3, 2018

Meet Some of Our Outstanding 2018 Graduates

Our community of 40,000 alumni will grow even larger this spring, as nearly 1,000 Humanities and Social Sciences undergraduate and graduate students earn NC State diplomas for their hard work.

Mar 28, 2018

38 Students Showcase Graduate Research at NC State Symposium

The College of Humanities and Social Sciences had 38 presenters and six award winners at this year's NC State Graduate Student Research Symposium.

Mar 14, 2018  |  WRAL Tech Wire

Neuroscience Studies Claiming Free Will is an Illusion Are Flawed

A new analysis points out flaws in studies claiming that free will is an illusion. NC State assistant professor of philosophy Veljko Dubljevic has co-authored a paper that says neuroscience hasn’t definitively proven anything one way or the other.

Feb 7, 2018  |  Philosophy and Religious Studies

McLaughlin Awarded Luce/ACLS Fellowship

Levi McLaughlin, assistant professor of religious studies, has been awarded a Luce/ACLS Fellowship in Religion, Journalism and International Affairs for the 2018-19 academic year. The fellowship will support McLaughlin’s project Religious Influences on Japanese Politics and Policymaking.

Jan 3, 2018  |  Kyodo News

NC State Religious Scholar Casts Light on Soka Gakkai

NC State Religious Studies Prof Levi McLaughlin provides insights into Japan's recent elections, its largest active religion — Soka Gakkai — and the political party affiliated with the group, Komieto.

Dec 12, 2017

Year in Review: Our Top Stories of 2017

It's been a busy year for the college. Take a look back at some of our top stories of 2017.

Nov 13, 2017  |  Philosophy and Religious Studies

World Philosophy Day Lecture to Focus on ‘Loving Nature’

The Department of Philosophy and Religious Studies will host NC State’s third World Philosophy Day Lecture on Thursday, Nov. 16. The guest speaker is New York University professor Dale Jamieson, who will lecture on "Loving Nature" at 3 p.m. in Riddick Hall, Room 451.

Nov 8, 2017

Philosophy Major Victor Eduardo Named Leader of the Pack

Get to know junior philosophy major Victor Eduardo, the 2017 recipient of NC State's Leader of the Pack Award. 

Nov 1, 2017  |  Archaeological Field Technician, William and Mary Center for Archaeological Research

CJ Idol (History, Religious Studies ’12)

Alumnus CJ Idol says his NC State Humanities and Social Sciences degree gave him the confidence to explore the multidisciplinary field of archaeogaming.